Phoenicopteridae, Bonaparte, 1831

Somenzari, Marina, Amaral, Priscilla Prudente do, Cueto, Víctor R., Guaraldo, André de Camargo, Jahn, Alex E., Lima, Diego Mendes, Lima, Pedro Cerqueira, Lugarini, Camile, Machado, Caio Graco, Martinez, Jaime, Nascimento, João Luiz Xavier do, Pacheco, José Fernando, Paludo, Danielle, Prestes, Nêmora Pauletti, Serafini, Patrícia Pereira, Silveira, Luís Fábio, Sousa, Antônio Emanuel Barreto Alves de, Sousa, Nathália Alves de, Souza, Manuella Andrade de, Telino-Júnior, Wallace Rodrigues & Whitney, Bret Myers, 2018, An overview of migratory birds in Brazil, Papéis Avulsos de Zoologia 58, pp. 1-66: 3

publication ID 10.11606/1807-0205/2018.58.03


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Phoenicopterus chilensis (MGT)   : occurs from central western Ecuador to the south, through the Andes, as far as Tierra del Fuego,and to the east reaching southern Brazil and Uruguay (del Hoyo et al., 2016a). It breeds in the region of Buenos Aires and Córdoba provinces in Argentina and migrates east towards the coastal lagoons in southern Brazil and Uruguay ( Antas, 1994), reaching the Lagoa do Peixe/RS, where they are recorded in large numbers from April to September ( Belton,1984; Sick,1997; Bencke et al., 2006). There is no evidence of breeding activity in Brazil,but photographic records suggest that the species is present all year round in RS (WikiAves, 2016), possibly represented by non-breeding individuals that are immature and remain in the state until they reach breeding age (FZBRS, 2013). There are records of this species for PR only in October, for SP between June and January, and for RJ specifically in April, June, September, November and December (WikiAves, 2016; MZUSP 101724 [SP, 2016, January]; MNRJ 39058 [RJ, 1994, June]).